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Upstart Crow

835 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-7748
+1 619-232-4855
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“cakes” (7 reviews)
“great coffee” (7 reviews)
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835 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-7748
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

After 30+ years Upstart Crow is closing. Seaport Village's lease ends in 2018; and sadly the area will be "redeveloped", which doesn't necessarily mean made better. Upstart Crow, you'll be missed.

Thank Kimmey C
Reviewed 21 November 2016

In Seaport Village this is a better bookshop than a Cafe. Basic coffee and cakes. Good place to sit drink and read.

Thank colindjones
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Seaport Village is unique. Upstart Crow is delightful. Along with shopping you walk San Diego Harbor taking in the salt air, marveling at the blue waters and wondering where all the money came from to buy thee hundreds of yachts in the slips.

Thank Stensafriend
Reviewed 6 October 2016

A fun place to visit especially if you want to enjoy a tea or coffee in an atmosphere that is not the typical chain. It's close to the water and atmosphere of the area is delightful.

Thank LoriF309253
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I so wish we had this in my town! The atmosphere was amazing, coffee was good and so was the food. Lots of fun gift items and books!

Thank kbqhills
Reviewed 7 September 2016

A nice little bookstore with lesser found items (not necessarily books). There is a coffee shop inside too. It was a bit stuffy, didn't have the best airflow inside, but still a must see in this area.

Thank mlaw1970
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I started a couple of my mornings in San Diego with coffee and breakfast goody at Upstart Crow. Absolutely charming and I felt free to take my time, eat, read, and get a positive start on the day! Food was yummy and good value.

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Any time we are in San Diego, we always walk through Seaport Village and stop at the Upstart Crow. Their coffees and pastries are delicious. We love browsing through the bookstore and looking at their selection of books and unusual gift items. It's a very...More

Thank hjmasi
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Wonderful Cafe Mocha, but then that's redundant!!! This is a delightful bookstore with a little bit of everything. It seems as the years have past it has turned more into a coffee shop/ gift store, but never the less, it is still delightful. Many quirky...More

Thank Shallwe_danceuai
Reviewed 16 February 2016

You name it, the Crow sells it. Packed full of interesting stuff, books, gifts and much more. Spent a couple of hours here just poking around then settled for coffee and cakes, which were brilliant. Recommended.

Thank arty37
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Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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09:00 - 21:00
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  • Address: 835 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-7748
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-4855
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